The table below looks at the statistics for SOAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bradford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOAP over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 23 44 25
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -19
Contract jobs citing SOAP 2 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 1.48% 0.40% 1.41%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.88% 1.92% 4.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Median daily rate £375 - £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.27 £35.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-11.91% +9.23%
SOAP
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Bradford region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Bradford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
34 52 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 25.19% 20.63% 28.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 23 28
Median daily rate £450 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%

SOAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bradford region citing SOAP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

SOAP Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

SOAP
Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SOAP across the Bradford region.

SOAP Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SOAP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bradford region with a requirement for SOAP.

1 4 (80.00%) SQL
1 4 (80.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) PL/SQL
2 3 (60.00%) WebLogic
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 3 (60.00%) XML
2 3 (60.00%) XSD
2 3 (60.00%) XSLT
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 3 (60.00%) Unix
2 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) SOA
2 3 (60.00%) JDeveloper
2 3 (60.00%) Middleware
2 3 (60.00%) Subversion
2 3 (60.00%) XPath
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (40.00%) Automated Testing
4 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
4 1 (20.00%) Jetty
4 1 (20.00%) Docker
4 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (20.00%) Microservices
4 1 (20.00%) JMeter
4 1 (20.00%) ISEB
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (20.00%) JUnit
4 1 (20.00%) Web Services

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (60.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (20.00%) Jetty
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle Database
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) JDeveloper
1 3 (60.00%) Subversion
2 1 (20.00%) JMeter
2 1 (20.00%) JUnit
2 1 (20.00%) SoapUI
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Administrator
1 3 (60.00%) SOA Administrator
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle SOA Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) WebLogic Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) Middleware
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle Fusion
1 3 (60.00%) XML
1 3 (60.00%) XSD
1 3 (60.00%) XSLT
2 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
1 3 (60.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
1 3 (60.00%) SOA
2 2 (40.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Java
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) PL/SQL
2 3 (60.00%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) ISEB
1 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle